Jovana Spremo works as Advisor specialized for EU integration related policies at Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights YUCOM. She holds the BA in International Relations at the Faculty of Political Science of the University of Belgrade, as well as MA in the same field, in an interdisciplinary programme of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law.
She covers issues related to democratization and rule of law, with focus on judiciary and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms within the Chapter 23 of the EU negotiation process. She leads all YUCOM’s activities related to the coordination of the Working Group for Chapter 23 of the National Convention on European Union and is engaged in monitoring the Brussels Agreement implementation with focus on judiciary integration.
She is alumna of several international and regional programmes, including the OSCE Dialogue Academy of Young Women and Reporting on Genocide and Mass Violence Programme organized by the International Nuremberg Principles Academy. She has written several publications and reports on different topics tackling rule of law and human rights. Previously she was intern at OSCE/ODIHR’s Human Rights Department, where she worked primarily on the issues of freedom of religion or belief.
She speaks fluent English and intermediate Spanish.